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Palomar Observatory construction
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Alternative Titles : Palomar Construction, Palomar Archives 2 and Palomar Archives 3 Description : Part 1 includes footage of all aspects of the construction of the Palomar 200-inch Hale Telescope. Part 2 includes footage of the 200" mirror, its grinding and cleaning. Follows the mirror through loading onto flatbed truck and transportation from Caltech to Palomar mountain. Part 3 begins with views of the site, vignettes on the engineers and proceeds to detail the contruction of the dome....
Topics: californialightandsound, Palomar, Mount (Calif.), Palomar reflecting telescope – history,...